Operating within the midst of a shadowy existence since her very first dalliances with electronic music, VAAL has established a sterling rep as one of the key members of the Afterlife family. Shunning the limelight in order to keep the focus exclusively on her music, VAAL’s love and respect for her craft is paramount. For four years she has steadily cultivated a strong identity and sound, merging a deep-set penchant for the melancholy and macabre with her innate abilities as a musician, continuing a love affair with electronica that began in her formative years.
Her stirring, emotive productions have crushed dance floors across the globe, delivering spine-tingling melodies and morose atmospherics to hundreds of thousands of loyal followers. Every step of the way, she has injected her unerring passion for electronic music into each production and every DJ set. A recent move to Berlin, undoubtedly the epicenter of the world’s techno scene right now, has cemented VAAL’s dedication to the sound and marks the next chapter in a unique and inspiring story.
Her compositions blend a multitude of influences from darkwave and indie, to straight-up techno, reflecting her personal tastes, which are as eclectic as one can imagine. Now spending more and more time in the club environment, VAAL’s appreciation for the ‘social experiment’ that is club culture is beginning to filter into her studio sessions. Gigs around the globe have given her a deeper, more critical understanding of the impact of her music pumped through a big system.